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Dec 10, 2013 1:05am PST
outside of the box. i think nelson mandela set that path -- set that path and order for president obama. in openness to various viewpoints. obama's tendency to be bipartisan, i think, is pre-dated by nelson mandela's ability to bring so many pooh peoples together. both as an activist and president. >> that's what i want to talk about dr. fraiser, not only a revolution and freedom fighter but a statesman as the first elected black president of his country. that's a transition not all revolutionaries can make. >> that's correct. many continue to govern as populous. i think that president mandela actually not only reached out to the all of his people to try to bring them together and reconcile them but did so with an inclusive division. he didn't have to veer far from the traditions of his own political party. >> one of the things that i think president obama will talk about today in his brief remarks, we're told, 10 to 15 minutes, is that this was not all foreordained. the early days when president mandela was elected were tenuous times where so many of his supporters were still, i guess
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
of memorials leading up to mandela's burial. president obama and first lady michelle obama will leave for africa tomorrow. they will join former president jimmy carter, bill clinton and george w. bush at a national memorial service on tuesday. >>> back here in the bay area, people began signing a memorial bo memorial book at skyline memorial park in san mateo county. you can sign the book until the end of the month. the cemetery plans to send it to mandela's family in south africa. another book of condolences will be available at san francisco city hall starting tomorrow. >>> thousands paid tribute to "fast and furious" star paul walker at the site he died at the car crash. they added items to an already large memorial in los angeles. local car clubs organized the gathering via the social media. the sheriff estimated 5,000 people attended and some even cruised by the crash site in their own sports cars. you. >>> legal trouble for hiker aaron ralston who was portrayed in the movie "127 hours." he will answer domestic violence charges in a denver courtroom after being arrested las
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